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--Mark

> 
> John L Moran
> 
> 
> Department of Intensive Care Medicine
> The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
> 28 Woodville Road, Woodville 
> South Australia 5011
> Australia
> Tel: 61 08 8 222 6463
> Fax: 61 08 8 222 6045
> E-mail: john.moran@nwahs.sa.gov.au
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Schaffer [mailto:M.E.Schaffer@hw.ac.uk] 
> Sent: Friday, 28 May 2004 2:56 AM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: Re: FW: st: unable to install patches
> 
> Jeffry,
> 
> Subject:        	FW: st: unable to install patches
> Date sent:      	Thu, 27 May 2004 11:49:18 -0500
> From:           	"Jacob, Jeffry Ankur" <jajacob@mail.smu.edu>
> To:             	<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
> Send reply to:  	statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> 
> > I think this did not go through earlier
> > 
> > 	-----Original Message----- 
> > 	From: Jacob, Jeffry Ankur 
> > 	Sent: Thu 27-May-04 11:30 AM 
> > 	To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu 
> > 	Cc: 
> > 	Subject: RE: st: unable to install patches
> > 	
> > 	
> > 	Hi Mark,
> > 	I have tried that also. The problem with this route is that if I
> > download a .hlp file, it gives the save option. However, if I click
> > download by selecting, say, xtabond2.ado, it directly opens this file
> > in the browser. Then I am forced to save it, open it again with
> > notepad and do the save as procedure. 
> 
> Good point - my browser behaves the same way.  Unfortunately, there's 
> no hyperlink at RePEc that allows a "right-click-and-save-as" option.
> 
> Anybody out there have any suggestions on how to download from RePEc 
> without having the files open in the browser?
> 
> --Mark
> 
> > 	I am still at a loss.  Also, the comp I am using has StataSE, which
> was purchased just a couple of weeks ago.
> > 	Thanks again,
> > 	Jeffry
> > 
> > 		-----Original Message----- 
> > 		From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu on behalf of Mark
> Schaffer 
> > 		Sent: Thu 27-May-04 11:01 AM 
> > 		To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu 
> > 		Cc: 
> > 		Subject: RE: st: unable to install patches
> > 		
> > 		
> > 
> > 		Jeffry,
> > 		
> > 		Subject:                RE: st: unable to install patches
> > 		Date sent:              Thu, 27 May 2004 10:41:47 -0500
> > 		From:                   "Jacob, Jeffry Ankur"
> <jajacob@mail.smu.edu>
> > 		To:                     <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
> > 		Send reply to:          statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> > 		
> > 		> Thanks for all the responses.
> > 		> I tried doing several things. I put the files in sysdir
> path the sysdir path and adopath.
> > 		> I copied all the files using the browser and then used
> notepad to save them with the relevant extensions (choosing the all files
> options).
> > 		> Finally I created a package file and a toc file with the
> relevant infromation and tried to install them through the help menu (user
> written software...). This way, I get a message that the software has been
> installed but when I run the commands, I get the following error messages
> > 		> 1. with ivreg2
> > 		>               gt;1 invalid name
> > 		> 
> > 		> 2. with xtabond2 and outreg
> > 		>                 unrecognized command:  merge
> > 		>                 r(199);
> > 		> I will really appreciate any further suggestions on how to
> fix this problem.
> > 		
> > 		I recommend trying a direct download from RePEc, e.g., for
> ivreg2:
> > 		
> > 		http://ideas.repec.org/c/boc/bocode/s425401.html
> > 		
> > 		and use the download buttons.  I have a feeling it might be
> the pass
> > 		through the browser and notepad that is messing up the
> contents of
> > 		the files.
> > 		
> > 		--Mark
> > 		
> > 		> Thanks again,
> > 		> Jeffry Jacob
> > 		>
> > 		> 
> > 		>
> > 		>       -----Original Message-----
> > 		>       From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu on behalf
> of Neil Shephard
> > 		>       Sent: Thu 27-May-04 4:42 AM
> > 		>       To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> > 		>       Cc:
> > 		>       Subject: Re: st: unable to install patches
> > 		>      
> > 		>      
> > 		>
> > 		>       > Hi all,
> > 		>       > I am unable to access the internet through STATA
> because of firewall
> > 		>       > ( the settings can not be altered). I downloaded
> ivreg2.ado in the
> > 		>       > C:\ado folder (which is in adopath) and manually
> saved it as an .ado
> > 		>       > file using notepad. However when I try to call it,
> I get an error
> > 		>       > message "unrecognozed command". I am having the
> same difficulty with
> > 		>       > outreg and xtabond2. Can anyone please tell me how
> I can install these
> > 		>       > and other user written codes without having to
> type . ssc install
> > 		>       > ivreg2 in STATA. Thanks in advance, Jeffry Jacob
> > 		>       >
> > 		>       Whilst c:\ado\ is indeed an ado path it has several
> subdirectories which is where Stata
> > 		>       looks for the Do-files. and I think it is within
> hone of these that you want to place the
> > 		>       relevant files.
> > 		>      
> > 		>       The package ivreg2 is an 'offical' do file from the
> Stata Journal (3-1), so you shold
> > 		>       probably place the files in....
> > 		>      
> > 		>       c:\ado\stbplus\i\
> > 		>      
> > 		>       Alternatively you could place the files anywhere you
> want on your computer and add the
> > 		>       directory to your system dir (see -man sysdir- for
> more information)
> > 		>      
> > 		>       Hope that helps
> > 		>      
> > 		>       Neil
> > 		>       Neil Shephard
> > 		>       Genetics Statistician
> > 		>       ARC Epidemiology Unit, University of Manchester
> > 		>       neil.shephard@man.ac.uk
> > 		>       neil.shephard@mindless.com
> > 		>      
> > 		>       "Contrariwise, if it was so, it might be; and if it
> > 		>       were so it would be; but as it isn't, it ain't.
> That's
> > 		>       logic" - Tweedledee (Alice Through the Looking
> Glass)
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> > 		>
> > 		
> > 		Prof. Mark E. Schaffer
> > 		Director
> > 		Centre for Economic Reform and Transformation
> > 		Department of Economics
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> Prof. Mark E. Schaffer
> Director
> Centre for Economic Reform and Transformation
> Department of Economics
> School of Management & Languages
> Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh EH14 4AS  UK
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Prof. Mark E. Schaffer
Director
Centre for Economic Reform and Transformation
Department of Economics
School of Management & Languages
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh EH14 4AS  UK
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44-131-451-3008 fax
44-131-451-3485 CERT administrator
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